IDXGIAdapter interface (dxgi.h)
The IDXGIAdapter interface represents a display subsystem (including one or more GPUs, DACs and video memory).
The IDXGIAdapter interface inherits from IDXGIObject. IDXGIAdapter also has these types of members:
The IDXGIAdapter interface has these methods.
Checks whether the system supports a device interface for a graphics component.
Enumerate adapter (video card) outputs.
Gets a DXGI 1.0 description of an adapter (or video card).
A display subsystem is often referred to as a video card, however, on some machines the display subsystem is part of the motherboard.
To enumerate the display subsystems, use IDXGIFactory::EnumAdapters.
To get an interface to the adapter for a particular device, use IDXGIDevice::GetAdapter.
To create a software adapter, use IDXGIFactory::CreateSoftwareAdapter.
Windows Phone 8: This API is supported.